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Senior Enterprise Architect - Cloud & Data Center in Technology Architecture & Innovation



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

You will be working with the team that drives the technology and IT architecture transformation - moving one of the largest global financial service providers towards a technology-driven company and embracing technology innovation at the core of our business.

As a Senior Enterprise Architect , you are responsible for shaping and driving our global Public Cloud First strategy, contributing to our vision as a technology-driven insurer. Influencing the overarching technology strategy, you will be closely working with technology experts, IT architects, business sponsors and product owners.

You will:

  • Shape the Public Cloud First strategy of Allianz Group, from strategic directions to data center and application transformation globally, acting as an ambassador for Public within Allianz Group
  • Contribute to shaping the technology vision and strategy for the Allianz Group in line with the overall IT Strategy of the Allianz Group
  • Make recommendations on technology and architecture strategies for Cloud and DataCenter Architecture, including the cloud and data center footprint, application transformation strategies, and migration patterns
  • Take accountability for establishing architecture patterns, blueprints and platform services implementing the Public Cloud First strategy, including activities such as requirements analysis, technical high-level design, technology research and evaluation, technology advocacy, proof-of-concept work, and resource coordination
  • Prepare and deliver architecture and technology briefings, including presentations, talks, and white papers
  • Work across the company to drive the adoption of technical standards, design principles, and architecture methodologies
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other architects and engineers
  • Travel for meetings, technical reviews, and other onsite activities

Your skills:

  • At least 6-10 years of relevant working experience in cloud architecture and infrastructure, or platform architecture with strong exposure to Public Cloud, or EnterpriseArchitecture with a focus on technical architecture
  • Ms or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Excellent understanding of Public Cloud strategies, architecture, service provider off rings and IT infrastructure and application transformation and migration strategies and principles
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in Public Cloud strategy and architecture, enterprise cloud transformation or large-scale cloud migration initiatives
  • Excellent proficiency in overarching product or platform architecture, preferably through enterprise Architecture or solution architecture experience in a large-scale platform or product context
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills targeted at a diverse audience, with an emphasis on the ability to influence effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the technology and IT architecture space, and communicate to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work experience in a highly diverse, international environment
  • Previous experience in business-related functions (e.i. Sales, Operations, Claims, Underwriting, Investment Management, Asset Management, Consulting, product development, Finance, Market Management, Digital / Tech etc.) is a plus

Your benefits:

  • We offer a hybrid work model which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working incl. up to 25 days per year working from abroad.
  • We believe in rewarding performance and our compensation and benefits package includes a company bonus scheme, pension, employee shares program and multiple employee discounts (details vary by location).
  • From career development and digital learning programs to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered.
  • Flexible working, health and wellbeing offers (including healthcare and parental leave benefits) support to balance family and career and help our people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach.

About Allianz Technology

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 13,000 employees located in 22 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

We oversee the full digitalization spectrum – from one of the industry’s largest IT infrastructure projects that includes data centers, networking and security, to application platforms that span from workplace services to digital interaction. In short, we deliver full-scale, end-to-end IT solutions for Allianz in the digital age.

D&I statement

Allianz Technology is proud to be an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the working environment. We are interested in your strengths and experience. We welcome all applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.

Join us. Let´s care for tomorrow.

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38918 | Ingeniería informática y tecnológica | Profesional / Senior | Non-Executive | Allianz Technology | Jornada completa | Indefinido